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How a farmers market supports Louisiana growers before, during, and after disasters

At the Crescent City Farmers Market in New Orleans, vendors preach good food, help each other through disasters, and seek connection.

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Many of the vendors at CCFM share the organization’s values around community, quality food, and mutual aid. Meet just three farmers who fit that mold.

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Market UmbrellaMarket Umbrella is an independent nonprofit 501(c)(3), based in New Orleans, whose mission is to cultivate the power of farmers markets to drive economic and community health in the region. Market Umbrella has operated the Crescent City Farmers Markets (CCFM) since 1995.

Crescent City Farmers MarketThe Crescent City Farmers Market operates weekly year-round throughout New Orleans. The CCFM hosts 70+ local small farmers, fishers, and food producers, and more than 150,000 shoppers annually.


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